This Christmas, Channel 4 will be airing a special animated adaptation of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt! And it has just been announced that acclaimed British singer-songwriter George Ezra has written and recorded the theme song. The 23-year-old, whose debut album Wanted On Voyage was one of the UK’s best-selling of 2014, has penned … Read more
We’ve got a couple of fantastic editions of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt out this month. The classic chant-aloud story by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury if perfect in a new board book edition, and you can bring the story to life as a pop-up adventure in the new Pop-up book!
Channel 4 are going to air a special animated adaptation of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt! Prodcuded by the makers of The Snowman and The Snowdog, the 30-minute special will air on Channel 4 in 2016. When Stan, Katie, Rosie, Max, the baby and Rufus the dog are left home alone one day before … Read more
[ezcol_1half]We did it! On July 15th 2014, 1,438 children broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Largest Reading Lesson, celebrating 25 years of the classic picture book We’re Going On a Bear Hunt at Charter Hall in Colchester, Essex UK! Walker Books and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) hosted the Largest reading lesson starring Michael Rosen, the author of … Read more
The unique Bookbench for We’re Going on a Bear Hunt forms part of Books About Town’s trail of 50 BookBench sculptures, designed by local artists and famous names to celebrate London’s literary heritage and reading for enjoyment. Find out where the We’re Going on a Bear Hunt BookBench is on the Books About Town website. … Read more
We’re going on a bear hunt. We’re going to catch a big one. What a beautiful day! We’re not scared. Today we’re really excited to kick off our blog tour to celebrate 25 years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, on Mummy Mishaps. Jenny takes her kids on … Read more
Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury shed some light on the origins of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt in this video interview on the Guardian, and explain how the book could have looked very different had Helen not ignored Michael’s original ideas. Watch the video below, or on the guardian.com.
Walker Books and Read for RNIB Day are celebrating 25 years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt with the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ record attempt for the world’s largest reading lesson. At 10am on Tuesday 15th July 2014 we will be hosting The Biggest Ever Bear Hunt reading lesson with Michael Rosen, the author of the beloved … Read more
Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury celebrated 25 Years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt with Simon Mayo on his BBC Radio 2 Drivetime show. It includes a fantastic reading of the book and is well worth a listen!